The Florida Agricultural Museum will present the 5th annual “Pellicer
Creek Raid: A Civil War Reenactment” on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,
October 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2014 at the museum facility, located at
7900 Old Kings Road North in Palm Coast. Admission is $5 per person,
children under 5 are free.
Approximately 250 infantry, artillery, and cavalry troops will stage two
battles. Battles will take place on Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm. A
parade of colors will be presented at noon on Saturday and Sunday. When
the participants are not engaged in battle reenactments, their historic
camps will be open to the public from 10 am – 5 pm, illustrating other
aspects of military life circa 1864.
Friday, October 10th, will be available for school groups by reservation
from 10 am – 3 pm. Students will visit with re-enactors for
demonstrations of military camp life and weapons demonstrations. The
school rate will be $3 per person.
The Pellicer Creek Raid will include several Civil War history groups
from around the Southeast. Participating groups representing the
Confederate forces will include the 15th Alabama Company B, the 28th
Georgia Company K, the 8th Florida Company C, the 2nd Florida Company B,
the 3rd Florida Company E, the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, the Morton Light
Artillery, and the Milton Light Artillery. The 3rd Rhode Island
Artillery, the 17th Connecticut Infantry, 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry, and
the 20th Maine Volunteer Regiment will represent the Union forces.
“The Pellicer Creek Raid is a fun and educational living history event
depicting an important era in America’s history,” said Andrew Morrow,
executive director of the museum.
Closed toed walking shoes are recommended for visitors to the event. The Florida Agricultural Museum regular tour of the park will not be available during the event. For more information, contact (386) 446-7630 or email@example.com